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Saluting a fallen brother and bringing him home

WESTBOROUGH, MA March 18, 2017 Most people leave their homes and go to work.  Many work in sales or IT or perhaps they teach school.  It doesn’t matter because that all changes when you are a member of the fire service or a brother police officer. 1,036 more words

Human Behavior

Mindful de-escalation: I Spy Meets Crisis Intervention  


The art of mindfulness in de-escalation and calming is often neglected, and I am also speaking from my own experience here when I say that. More recently, though, I have made attempts to integrate mindfulness when providing crisis intervention for children of various ages. 308 more words

Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Program (DAVA)

The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) provides comprehensive support services to adult victims of domestic abuse including: crisis intervention, safety planning, help obtaining medical treatment for injuries, information on legal rights and proceedings, referral to military and civilian shelters, and other resources. 53 more words

Military

4 Ways to Fight Violence Against Women as a Volunteer

There are so many of us on this mission, each playing a different and important part. This is a basic overview of some roles you could get involved with, if you’re interested in contributing to the cause to end violence against women. 595 more words

Women

Police as therapist: the inherent risk of unconditional positive regard 

WESTBOROUGH, MA January 12, 2017 Changes in the responsibility for those afflicted with major mental illness must remain in the hands of medical and psychiatric providers who are trained in contemporary diagnosis and treatment models. 1,009 more words

Human Behavior

Don't underestimate the power of addiction.

A few weeks weeks into this year there’s a good chance your resolutions haven’t made it this far The idea that we can change our behaviour as easily as making a new year declaration is an ancient but impractical one. 477 more words

Counselling

A Tale for Twenty Seventeen

With all the rage about decolonising and stripping all signs of our European past, I am not sure we should speak about colonial history in 2017? 482 more words

Counselling